Tracy Reese, for the Romantic Garden Party Glamour Girl in You

New York Fashion Week marches on, and yesterday, Tracy Reese presented her Spring 2015 collection, which had plenty of lush botanical prints, shimmery sequins and some whisper-light sheers. » 9/08/14 2:00pm 9/08/14 2:00pm

Weird See-Through Gowns and Hideous Shoes at the CFDA Awards

Last night at the Council of Fashion Designers of America, designers and celebrities hit the red carpet in ensembles both incredibly fashionable and incredibly ugly. » 6/04/13 1:20pm 6/04/13 1:20pm

Marc Jacobs' Abs Are the New Creative Director for Diet Coke

Marc Jacobs, his pecs and his abs are now the creative director for Diet Coke. This means he designed "whimsical, feminine" packaging for the brand, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Europe. » 2/06/13 6:10pm 2/06/13 6:10pm

Tracy Reese Rushing to Get Michelle Obama's DNC Dress in Stores

Designer Tracy Reese was to Today this morning, talking about how thrilled she was to find out that Michelle Obama had chosen to wear her dress at the DNC on Tuesday night. "We were warned there was a possibility, but they weren't sure until the last minute," Reese told Natalie Morales. "We were all crowded around and… » 9/06/12 5:40pm 9/06/12 5:40pm

The Dress Michelle Obama Wore Last Night Wasn't Just Pretty… It Sent a…

Last night, Michelle Obama gave what's been called a "history-changing" speech. People didn't just notice her eloquence; they noticed her nails, her hair, and that gorgeous dress. A dress that's not just a dress. » 9/05/12 5:30pm 9/05/12 5:30pm

Tracy Reese's Show Has Been Living In Its Uptown World

Tracy Reese designs clothes that are feminine, fun and — fashion word! — wearable. This collection was no exception, a combo of ladylike and boho whose palette, according to the designer's statement, was made up of "a shot of metallic, antique copper and silver, or a vibrant pop of raspberry, aqua or amber...breathing… » 2/15/11 3:45pm 2/15/11 3:45pm

Lindsay Poses For Teen Oligarch Fashion Line

Fashions Were Black & White & Bad All Over At The CFDA Awards

Yes, all the stars of stage, screen and runway were at Lincoln Center's 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards. Yes, it's one of the biggest fashion events of the year. So why was this year's such a snoozefest? » 6/08/10 10:30am 6/08/10 10:30am

Gaga "Never" Walks Red Carpets; Naomi Celebrates 40th In France

Tracy Reese: For The Bold, Girly Sophisticate In You

Tracy Reese, one of the only African-American designers to show in the tents during New York Fashion Week, had a vision for spring 2010 as diverse as her runway. Bold colors, strong patterns and whisper-soft dresses, in a gallery. » 9/14/09 7:40pm 9/14/09 7:40pm

Victoria Beckham Sells Out; Mary Kate & Ashley Do Men

Black Designers Disappointed In First Lady's Fashion Choices

While the response to Michelle Obama's Inauguration Day ensembles has been mostly positive, some are upset: The cofounder of the Black Artists Association, for one. Because Ms. Obama didn't wear anything by an African-American. » 1/22/09 11:00am 1/22/09 11:00am

Michelle Obama In Vogue: What Should She Wear?

The rumors are flying that Michelle Obama will grace the cover » 11/14/08 2:00pm 11/14/08 2:00pm of the March 2009 issue of . What sort of ensemble will editor-in-chief Anna Wintour (and, presumably, Barack Obama supporter and editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley) choose for the First Lady? Good question. They'll certainly have to choose an American…

Some Designers Still Don't Feel Like Using Black Models

New York Fashion Week may be over, but a few media outlets have kept an eye on how many black models walked in the shows, much like we did last season » 9/15/08 12:30pm 9/15/08 12:30pm. Diane von Furstenberg, president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, sent a letter to designers, urging them to seek diversity when casting models. Reuters

This Weekend I Weathered A Fashion Hurricane For Rosa, Patricia & Reese

Saturday, as I headed to the Tent at Bryant Park for the Rosa Cha (Brazilian swimwear) show, kept looking up at the sky. Hurricane Hanna was due in New York — Fashion Week be damned! — and I was worried that my pink open-toed sandals were a bad idea. It was fairly sunny when I left my apartment, overcast when I got to… » 9/08/08 2:00pm 9/08/08 2:00pm

Model Behaviors

Designer Tracy Reese is in a Wall Street Journal » 9/05/08 5:30pm 9/05/08 5:30pm discussing the lack of diversity on the runways. "I think young people… If they only see one idea of beauty, that gives them an awful self-image, it's like, 'The world doesn't accept me the way I am.'" She also says "I don't think we should deal in people like they're…

Will Diversity Be In Style During Fashion Week?

Fashion week kicks off tomorrow, and one thing we'll have our eye on is how many models of color make it on to the runways. New York's Daily News » 9/04/08 1:00pm 9/04/08 1:00pm is also wondering if the media attention on the lack of diversity will make an impact on this season's shows. Reporter Patrick Huguenin several designers, and some seem…